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What about this "Showcase"?

Young Professionals' Showcase Room is a space where portraits of Active and Inspirational Young Professionals in Agricultural Development are displayed. You also would like to tell your story? Register and contact us!

What is the purpose of this and what do you gain from it?

YPARD team believes that sharing experience enables:

  • informing on good practices and lessons learned
  • generating thoughts and ideas for optimizing activities
  • inspiring each other for more innovation and entrepreneurship
  • ...and more!

Showcase Room

  • The Fight against Unemployment by Recent Agricultural Graduates

    Eric Izerimana is a young recent agricultural graduate from the University of Rwanda who after sending tons of applications to different institutions, finally joined the GAI Ltd as district coordinator. Most agricultural graduates wonders where they will find jobs but for him, he thinks that they are potential engines of job creation thus encourages them not to give up and market their knowledge.
  • Greening the Mediterranean with IAAS

    Vedran Krevh is the National Director of IAAS Croatia. He's enrolled at the Faculty of Agriculture at the University of Zagreb and he's is currently developing the project "Green Mediterranean" in Croatia with the scope of training students in organic agriculture and sustainable development, as well as in raising awareness on the problems in rural development of the Mediterranean region.
  • ConnectFarmer - Putting a full stop to farmers’ suicide in India

    Shrikrishna Hegde is young agripreneur who was born and raised in rural India. Besides having been selected for the Prestigious DO School Fellowship Germany, he has started an online platform called ConnectFarmer.com with the idea of linking farmers to consumers.
  • "My experience in Global Agriculture has shaped my Life"

    Genna Tesdall is a member of IAAS United States at the local chapter IAAS Iowa State University (IAAS ISU). Genna has helped host the annual IAAS World Congress, served as World President, and continues working with IAAS after her Presidency by working on IAAS partnership with Food and Agriculture Organization (FAO) of the United Nations.
  • AltroPaesaggio - Empowering Gypsy Women through Urban Agriculture

    Luisa Cartesio is an Italian young architect passionate about productive and green landscapes. In 2013, together with Liana de Miro, Luisa founded the association AltroPaesaggio which has as main goal redeveloping the natural and social context of Scampia neighborhood in Naples through the reintroduction of agriculture and the work with Gypsy women.
  • "Let’s show the world that agriculture is an attractive career"

    Yoga was National Director of the International Association of Students in Agricultural and Related Sciences (IAAS) Indonesia in 2012-2013. During that period of time, he was also a student in agribusiness and an entrepreneur in agriculture. Already graduated, Yoga is working now on a promising organic rice business.
  • A young spirit in search of change

    Anauim Valerín Pérez is a young journalist from Costa Rica. She combines her passion for communications with an active participation in 2 environmental groups (Ecollective Youth and Boreal Collective) which work in favour of the rights of the youth, women and farmers.
  • "The sky's the limit"

    Oluwaseun Johnson is a Nigerian entrepreneur who works on his bee-keeping business. He is currently training farmers on bee-keeping under a USAID Market 2 project, particularly women to teach them how to practise apitherapy.

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